Category Archives: Holidays

Ring Out, Wild Bells

Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light; The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, … Continue reading

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Music of the day – Auld Lang Syne

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Story of the day – Sharing a Legacy of Love

I found this story on rd.com (Readers’ Digest). It is filed under true stories. I don’t know if it is, but I love the story, and I think you will too. I have a very small creche in my small … Continue reading

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Music of the day – What Child is This? (Chick Corea) & Il Est Né Le Divin Enfant (Dr John)

I have this album!

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Today’s Twitter bits …

This is obviously nuts. NYC Mayor Deblasio just blamed @realDonaldTrump for recent antisemitic attacks including a stabbing attack inside a synagogue in Monsey NY last night which left 5 people stabbed – 1 critical. More than 8 hate crimes were … Continue reading

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Story of the day – Christmas Day In The Morning (Pearl S. Buck)

Because giving at Christmas is always better than receiving, isn’t it? He woke suddenly and completely. It was four o’clock, the hour at which his father had always called him to get up and help with the milking. Strange how … Continue reading

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Story of the day – The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf)

As part of her collection “Christ Legends” Selma Lagerlöf wrote the story “The Holy Night,” a Christmas-themed tale first published in sometime in the early 1900s but before her death in 1940. It tells the story of the author at … Continue reading

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